MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES Professors Eleanor Gittens and Howard Bloom feel more funding for applied research would lead to more in-depth projects at colleges.

Focus on research

Georgian College is among the list of post-secondary institutions urging the province to provide more money for community-focused research.

J.T. McVeigh/Photo Skiers on the slopes at Blue Mountain Resort.

OPP keeping tabs on ski equipment

(SUBMITTED) - In an effort to reduce, or completely eliminate theft of ski equipment, officers from the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains detachment

LETTER: Relieved

I live in Ward 7 and the best thing we have done here was to have a byelection to get rid of John Brassard.

LETTER: Leash your dog

Since moving to Barrie a year ago, and walking our dog daily, we have encountered several dog owners who walk their dogs on city streets without leash

Siskins take first game

The Stayner Siskins trounced the Caledon Golden Hawks Thursday night 10-1 at the Stayner Memorial Arena in Game 1 of the first round their best of sev